Sergey Kostyrko and Ilia Belorukov are involved in the research of new trends in an experimental electronica using the different technologies and approaches to sound synthesis ranging from producing unstable analog tones to complex digital algorithms. An improvisational approach allows the musicians to discover new facets of a sound material both for themselves and for the listener.
Ilia Belorukov is a musician from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He works in the direction of improvised, noise and electroacoustic music. He’s a member of different projects such as Wozzeck, Mars-96 and others. He collaborates with musicians who work in other genres (from hardcore and metal to academic contemporary music); with dancers and painters; with theater. Ilia practices an experimental approach of sound extraction on alto saxophone with objects, uses laptop, electric-guitar and other instruments. Also he is a founder of Intonema label (www.intonema.org). Organizer of events in Russia, co-organizer of the Teni Zvuka festival in Saint-Petersburg, writer of Contemporary Music magazine (www.cmmag.org).
Sergey Kostyrko known for his participation in a number of bands perfoming improvised music, whether it be a noisecore in Benzolnye Mertvecy, no-wave in Mars-96 or glitch in Coaxil. He is an organizer of shows and visual installations in the galleries and at the club venues of Saint-Petersburg, co-organizer of the Fulldozer festival and a co-founder of Spina!rec cassette label (http://spinarec.bandcamp.com/)